The UCF College of Medicine invites you to help us recognize Black History Month 2022, an annual celebration and observance to honor the history and achievements of Black Americans and a time to reflect on how these achievements have shaped the course of American history. 


Movie Screening: Hidden Figures
Tuesday, February 1 – 6pm-8pm
COM

The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) at UCF College of Medicine invites you to bring your colleagues, friends, and family to a movie screening of Hidden Figures starring Octavia Spencer. Hidden Figures tells the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

Sign up at https://bit.ly/bhmmoviescreening.


Donuts and Disparities
Thursday, February 10 – 5pm-7pm
COM and via Zoom

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will be hosting a panel of local Black physicians for insightful dialogue and exploration of their integral roles and impacts on health and medicine.

Register at https://bit.ly/bhm22panel.


Book Discussion: When They Call You a Terrorist
Thursday, February 24 – 12pm-1pm
COM

Join the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) at UCF College of Medicine for a discussion on the book When They Call You a Terrorist.

The emotional and powerful story of one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter and how the movement was born. When They Call You a Terrorist by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele is the essential audiobook for every conscientious American.

https://www.amazon.com/When-They-Call-You-Terrorist-audiobook/dp/B077PGB7P8

If you are interested in participating in the discussion and wish to pick up a copy of the book, please email ucfcomdiversity@ucf.edu by Thursday, February 10. Whether you read the book or not, you are invited to join this reflection on the Black Lives Matter Movement, humanity, and courageous activism.


CME: Intersectionality of Race and Different Abilities
Monday, February 28 – 12pm-1pm
Zoom

Led by Dr. Tracy MacIntosh, Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Emergency Medicine Physician, this CME opportunity will explore how racism and ableism are parallel systems of oppression. For our work to be truly disability-inclusive, we must recognize and learn about the ways in which these identities are deeply linked.

Register at https://bit.ly/raceanddisabilities.


Additional Trainings and Workshops
UCF Unity Star

2/4/22 – Communicating Across Cultures
2/7/22 – Social Justice 101
2/9/22 – ABCs of Diversity
2/10/22 & 2/11/22 – The Power of Implicit Bias
2/28/22 – The Shades Between White and Black